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Irish Regiment   5 Books
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CROZIER (Brig.-Gen. F.P., CB, CMG, DSO) A Brass Hat in No Man's Land. 2nd Imp., 245pp., portrait frontis., 11 plates. VG in dw. Cape. 1930  #57988
[HLMainPic] 9th Royal Irish (36th Ulster Div.) 1915-17 inc. Somme Battles. Cmd. 119th Inf. Bde. 1917-18. Good memoir by hard-driving CO who resorted to personally patrolling no-man's-land to obtain information. Orig. red cloth, gilt, very nice copy in dw. See illustration on our website.   £50
GRETTON (Lt.-Col. G. Le M.) The Campaigns & History of the Royal Irish Regiment from 1684 to 1902. 1st Ed., xiv+462pp., 4to, 5 illus., 10 maps (most fldg.). Blackwood. 1911  #56215
[HLMainPic] Many campaigns inc. China 1840, Burma, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, New Zealand, 2nd Afghan War, Egypt 1882, Nile Expedition, Black Mountain & Tirah, Mashonaland & Boer War. Casualty rolls for all these campaigns, awards. Orig. blue cloth, sp. sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
MACDONAGH (Michael) The Irish at the Front. Intro. by John Redmond MP. 1st Ed., xv+160pp. H&S. 1916  #58276
[HLMainPic] Irish regtiments in France & Gallipoli 1914-15 "based on letters of regimental officers & men, interviews with wounded soldiers... &, in several cases, on the records compiled at the depots." Skilful propaganda aimed at influencing the Irish community in America as well as at home. Orig. green cloth, covers stained & sl. split o/w sound. See illustration on our website.   £25
PARKS (Major Edwin) Diex Aix: God Help Us: The Guernseymen Who Marched Away 1914-1918. 1st Ed., orig. laminated card wraps., xvi+172pp., photos. & maps. Guernsey Museums & Galleries. 1992  #58670
[HLMainPic] Guernsey units in the war (RGLI & drafts to several regiments: notably Royal Irish Regt. & Royal Irish Fusiliers). Roll of some 6000 men who served, with some service details. VG, signed by author, with some ink annotations. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £50
REDMOND (Major William, MP) Trench Pictures from France. With a Biographical Introduction by E.M. Smith-Dampier. 1st Ed., 185pp., portrait frontis. Melrose. 1917  #53915
[HLMainPic] Impressions of Irish Nationalist MP killed at Messines with the Royal Irish Regiment & buried at Locre. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, nice clean copy. See illustration on our website.   £60

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